If you want to do a project with your child to make a gift for their grandmother or other relatives or their class at school, this would be a great bonding experience. I’ve had a lot of fun lately making butter from whipping cream. I use Snowville’s Whipping Cream from grassfed cows because I like the way they do things. Then I take the butter and use it to make Shortbread Cookies. I did it with a food processor which can make it safe and quick to work with their attention span.
Let the cream sit at room temperature until it comes up to around 55 deg Celsius.
Pour into the food processor up to the liquid line and let ‘er rip.
The cream will become thicker and thicker turning into whipped cream, keep going.
It will be thicker and then start to separate into buttermilk and butter – it’s amazing, but pretty cool.
The food processor will rock a little as the butter sticks to the blade and separates from the buttermilk….Diana
Food Embrace presented a blogger cookie swap – The International Blogger Cookie Exchange 2011. We swap cookie recipes and make the recipe of another blogger, adapting it to our tastes. Let me tell you, I am not really a cookie baker. I don’t mind making them, but it always seems as though I bake one day and by the next the plate is empty again, plus there’s that watching the oven thing. Growing up I loved the white sugar cookies, with white flour and sugar icing. I have grown to enjoy more flavor now. This cookie with whiskey and molasses was well liked by my husband and I think those strong flavors make for a real guys cookie. I can taste molasses, but my husband was tasting whiskey and he loved it.
I do like using local ingredients – so instead of Bourbon, I used OYO whiskey made by Middle West Spirits located in Columbus. When Middle West Spirits puts out the word they’re releasing some of the good stuff, if we are in need, my husband will call to …